Class-action suit

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Definition

a (class-action) suit: a (class-action) legal procedure, judicial trial, court case
noun
We've already filed a class-action suit against the hotel for the improper treatment of its employees. We said we would start legal proceedings and we have!
a suit a legal procedure or trial

Examples

  • "The controversy associated with illegal and unethical cost-cutting methods often leads to customer boycotts and consumer class-action suits."

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